In recent days, Hewlett Packard has announced agreements for strategic alliances, technology licensing, and/or joint product development of middleware products with TIBCO Software, IONA Technologies, and webMethods. Industry rumors indicate that HP is trying to acquire an EAI vendor to complete its push towards a complete application server product. Who will it be?
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late in joining the game, but as Microsoft has proven many times, a virtually unlimited budget (HP's FY 2000 total revenue from continuing operations was $48.8 billion) can do wonders in making up for a late start. Another important point is that HP intends to integrate OpenView up-front to help monitor and manage these complex, bi-directional, multi-platform, multi-system processes. This is an important distinction, and one that has, at least to date, been largely ignored by the other major systems